9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    To be agreed

  • Closing date

    31 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 March 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade C

What skills and experience we're looking for

Swanmore College is a popular, successful, and highly regarded Secondary school set in a rural location.

Are you considering a career change? Thinking of working with young people? Perhaps contemplating teaching as a possible career in the future, then this role may be for you.

We are seeking to appoint a Cover Supervisor to start as soon as possible, to undertake the supervision of classes in the absence of teachers, provide support for teaching staff and after college clubs and covering as Teaching Assistant when required.

This person will contribute to the positive ethos of the College and must demonstrate the following attributes: -

- An ability to work on their own initiative

- Educated to GCSE level with proficiency in Maths and English

- Experience of working in a school environment

- Adaptability and flexibility

- Experience in a teaching/learning/child support working environment

- Good communication skills and an ability to clarify and explain instructions clearly

- Well-developed interpersonal skills

We would be very happy to accept applications from individuals who are considering entering a career in teaching in September 2023, or beyond. A Cover Supervisor post is a rewarding profession that gives great insight into school life for prospective teachers. As the lead school for The Rural Schools Alliance Teaching School, we are perfectly placed to provide development opportunities to ensure a successful Teacher Training application.

What the school offers its staff

What Swanmore College can offer you:

- Free on-site parking

- Staff Membership of our Fitness Suite for £15 per year with exclusive staff only times

- Staff extra-curricular activities such as Yoga, Football, Walking club and Baking club

- Access to a wealth of Continuing Professional Development, such as The National College, Optimus and iHasco

- Free refreshments and fresh fruit

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Free Microsoft Office for home

Commitment to safeguarding

Swanmore College and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Applying for the job

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About Swanmore College

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1306 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01489 892256

Swanmore College is a popular and successful 11-16 school. Our most recent Ofsted report in February 2018 recognised Swanmore College as a good school. Our three key values are: Innovation, Collaboration and Challenge.

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